The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.22.11)

July 22nd, 2011 - 5:46 pm
Bears free agent defensive tackle Anthony Adams

Bears free agent defensive tackle Anthony Adams

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 22, 2011, including the players’ next move towards voting on the new CBA, preparation for the start of the new league year, and the greatest Bears of all time according to jersey number.

Players need time to resolve issues
NFL Players Association lawyers and officials have had time to begin digesting the league’s proposal for a new deal, and …

Team officials plan to start league year
ATLANTA — As the NFL waits for its players to vote whether they will ratify a new collective bargaining agreement that owners …

Induction ceremony goes on despite game cancellation
Fri Jul 22 17:11:43 2011
The Pro Football Hall of Fame was the big loser when the NFL announced the Aug. 7 Hall of Fame exhibition game between the …

Julius Peppers: Best Free Agent signing of 2011
Fri Jul 22 17:00:54 2011
In another Instant Debate over at NFL.com, they ask their panel of football pundits which free agent signing in 2010 was …

Bears’ Harris makes pitch for Panthers’ Smith
Fri Jul 22 15:04:00 2011
When the lockout finally ends, Chris Harris perhaps can work on persuading the Chicago Bears to make a move he already has …

The Greatest Bears of All-Time By Number (00-4)
Fri Jul 22 15:00:39 2011
Obviously, this isn’t an original idea. Many other sites and publications have done this including The Mile High Report …

On hold: players study deal OK’d by owners (The Canadian Press)
Fri Jul 22 13:55:10 2011
WASHINGTON – The NFL was stuck in a holding pattern Friday as the players studied the owner-approved proposal to end the …

NFL on hold; players study deal OK’d by owners (AP)
Fri Jul 22 13:40:21 2011
The NFL was stuck in a holding pattern Friday as the players studied the owner-approved proposal to end the lockout and tried …

Game-day rosters expand to 46, no third QBs
Fri Jul 22 13:32:16 2011
Game-day rosters expand to 46, no third QBs

CBA Proposal Lacks Transparency
Fri Jul 22 09:34:56 2011

What the Chicago Bears Owe the Fans???
Fri Jul 22 09:00:01 2011
I was listening to a local sports radio show in Chicago last evening when the conversation turned to the idea of who’s right …

Fans the Big Winners When Deal is Done
Fri Jul 22 08:33:48 2011

Hall of Fame Game Cancelled by the NFL
Fri Jul 22 08:02:14 2011
Every fan should visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Thursday that the league has canceled …

Off-day good time for all to cool down
Fri Jul 22 07:07:35 2011

Olivet Nazarene keeps Bears training camp on front burner
Fri Jul 22 02:18:51 2011
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Officials at the Bears …

NFL owners OK labor deal, but players say not so fast
Fri Jul 22 02:18:46 2011
SEAN JENSEN: NFL owners poured out of a hotel ballroom …

Nose tackle Adams has a head for business
Fri Jul 22 02:00:00 2011
Free agent works toward MBA during lockoutExhaustion caught up with Anthony Adams.

FUMBLE! NFL Owners’ Late Power Play Puts Lockout Resolution at Risk
Fri Jul 22 00:38:46 2011
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell flanked by owners Jerry Richardson and Clark Hunt, announce approval of new proposed CBA. …